70points
57points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

71points
67points

Sony WH-CH700N

Sony MDR-XB950N1
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Sony WH-CH700N
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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43 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB950N1 vs Sony WH-CH700N

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
70
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71
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Sony WH-CH700N

Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Sony WH-CH700N?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has included ear pads
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony WH-CH700N better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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  • 25 Ohms lower impedance
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    22 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 50g lighter
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    240gvs290g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Buy used:

$94.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Titanium
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$139.99
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black (International Version)
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$159.95
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony MDR-XB950N1B Wireless Noise Cancell...Sony MDR-XB950N1B Wireless Noise Cancelling Extrabass Headphones - Green (International Version) …
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$157.95
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$112.00

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$49.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WHCH700...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WHCH700N: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for phone-call and Alexa voice control - Black
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$128.00
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$69.99
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$128.00
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$101.65

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistant
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

290g

240g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
2.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.impedance

47 Ohms

22 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.charge time

7h

7h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-cancelling microphone
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has wireless charging
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Buy used:

$94.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Titanium
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$139.99
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black (International Version)
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$159.95
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony MDR-XB950N1B Wireless Noise Cancell...Sony MDR-XB950N1B Wireless Noise Cancelling Extrabass Headphones - Green (International Version) …
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$157.95
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$112.00

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$49.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WHCH700...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WHCH700N: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for phone-call and Alexa voice control - Black
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$128.00
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$69.99
Sony WH-CH700N pricegrabberSony WH-CH700N wireless NC over-ear head...Sony WH-CH700N wireless NC over-ear headphones (black)
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$128.00
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$101.65

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